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    Should I upgrade from WiFi 6, to at least 6e, at this point?

    Hey all, been a while since I've posted a question here. I've been using an Asus RT-AX86U for the past few years. While there is nothing wrong with this router, and everything is working. For future compatibility, would it be ideal to upgrade from this WiFi 6 router to at least 6e? I did...
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    RT-AX88U Wi-Fi 6 doesn't work for 5G

    I have the RT-AX88U and Wi-Fi 6 enabled. My Pixel 8 Pro devices connect to Wi-Fi 6 only for 2.4g but they connect as WiFi 5 (ac) on the 5g network. I have smart connect disabled and have 2 different 2.4g and 5g network. Here is my Pixel 8 Pro connected as WiFi5 (ac) On 2.4G, it connects as...
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    Are there specific industries or types of businesses that are particularly well-suited for WiFi 6 adoption?

    Is there a specific industry or category of business that can benefit significantly from the adoption of WiFi 6 technology due to its distinctive capabilities and characteristics in the context of wireless network advancements? Please explain how WiFi 6 meets these industries' or enterprises'...
  4. crospa91

    GT-AXE16000 - Best Wifi 6/6e Settings

    Hi everyone. I know it might be a silly question but it's 3 days that I am banging my head around this but I can't find the solution. I do have a Fibre Optic Package with 3Gb connection. Wired, everything works smooth as butter, no problem whatsoever. Wi-Fi is where all the issues are. The...
  5. sfx2000

    Netgear Orbi - UNII4 extension and 160MHz channels

    Just noticed this - normally here in the US you might find 160MHz channels down in the lower end with DFS... My best guess is that this is a residential GW, as I don't think Netgear has publically launched anything with the UNII4 extensions - last I checked, Asus had three (GT-AX11000, XT8, and...
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    which wireless router now i am confused please help

    Hi All. I am looking for a wireless router that will provide complete wireless coverage for a rather large house. There are 6 rooms in the house and I am looking at a solution that will allow for excellent wireless coverage all around the house. I have wired CAT 6 cables in the hallway upstairs...
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    Issues with my new ASUS RT-AX92U

    I am from India and had got a new ASUS RT-AX92U router a week back. Opened it and tried to configure. To my surprise, the router was just in a loop boot mode. Tried reset using Reset button, hard reset using WPS button as well as rescue mode. Nothing worked and hence had to return and seek a...
  8. sfx2000

    [OpenWRT] - formal ath11k support added to master

    Noticed this item this afternoon... these checkin's are old, but now committed to master... commit 93ae4353cdf651ef0b5d8a4d40a6c29d8d3f655b (HEAD -> master, origin/master, origin/HEAD) Author: Robert Marko <robimarko@gmail.com> Date: Sun Feb 6 15:50:24 2022 +0100 mac80211: add ath11k...
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    ROG GT-AX6000 (UK Black Friday Price)

    Hi, Is the ROG Rapture Gaming Router WIFI6 GT-AX6000 still king? Looking to replace my AC88U. Getting a little slow and I've treated myself to some WiFi 6 enabled devices lately. I noticed it's on sale @ Very in the UK for £269.99 (Save £70) from £339.99. It's not dropped for many retailers...
  10. sfx2000

    GL-Inet AXT1800 - WiFi6 Travel Router

    I've been testing this one for a while... gigabit throughput on NAT, wg is around 500Mbs... OpenWRT based... Product Page here https://www.gl-inet.com/products/gl-axt1800/ third party mini-review here https://framebyframewifi.net/2022/07/25/a-review-of-the-gl-inet-slate-ax-travel-router/
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    Asus ROG Rapture GT6 Unveiled

    https://rog.asus.com/networking/rog-rapture-gt6-model/ Looks like an ROG version of the ZenWIFI XT8 with access to 160Mhz channels and the UNII-4 (5.9Ghz) band.
  12. ToonTonic

    Slow Network Link speed (WiFi)

    Hello everyone, I hope you will help me resolve this issue I have with my ASUS GT-AXE11000. I'm currently running Merlin's most stable release, and have for some time without issue. Though starting yesterday, the network speed reported by my various devices has dropped very low, and won't...
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    Netgear R7800 upgrade (to WiFi 6?)

    Hi All, I'm based in the UK and have a modern flat circa 1,100 square feet. Currently using a Netgear R7800 running Voxel firmware, which i've had for a little over 4 years and has served me well. I have a new Mac which is WiFi 6 (ax) compatible and considering whether worth upgrading from...
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    Where is the bottleneck? Confused by LAN vs WAN speed discrepancy...

    I have an RT-AX86U on stock firmware with a symmetrical gigabit fiber connection and a 14'' MacBook Pro M1 Max. The MacBook sits about 12' away from the router, unobstructed. macOS reports it is connected via 802.11ax at 1,200 Mbps: Running various online speed tests, I see ~600Mbps...
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    Asus AX56U / TUF AX5400 / AX86S which one for 50sqm?

    Hello, I'm trying to find a new router as my current one (Xiaomi Mi Wifi Mini OpenWRT) is having an issue with 5ghz antenna and generally poor LAN/WLAN performance on my Cable 250Mbit network. I need new router to cover 50sqm apartment. The connection needs to be good for 2 laptops (home...
  16. kittmaster

    [Root Cause Found] RT-AX88U Can't get link speed over 866.7Mbps with AX210 or AC-9260 WIFI in laptops (160MHz)

    EDIT: Root cause found for my issue, Post 28 describes the method to find the issue, Post 62 shows the issue at hand. ROOT CAUSE: Router is region bound to Canada and being using in Rhode Island USA affecting DFS channel operation. First post here, thanks for reading. I have 2 laptops, one...
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    AX86S Slow Wi-Fi 5 and 6

    Hi, I have 750 Mbps fiber connected to my flat. Just bought an Asus RT-AX86S hoping that the problems I am having with AirPlay would go away. (I had been having some problems, and I thought that's because of the ISP-provided cheap router). First thing I noticed: they haven't. I still got very...
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    Trying to understand modern Mesh routers and decide if I should buy one

    Hey all, I live in a home that is one floor approximately 2,000 sqft in size (high ceiling) with an approximately 2,000 sqft screened-in pool outside, perpendicular to and on the corner of the house. At the moment, I use an Arris TG1682 modem+router combo to deliver internet, however, it only...
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    WiFi upgrade to work with RT-AC68U?

    Hello all. Looking for advice for boosting my existing wifi. I have fibre to my home, currently on 360mbps down and 75mbps up. My modem is a fibre modem that runs direct to my Asus RT-AC68U. Most of the data hungry devices are wired throughout the house such as PCs, voip phone, PS5, satellite...
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    Question about 160mhz Ai Mesh backhaul

    Hi all, am very new to networking (especially wifi 6 and mesh systems), so apologies if this question has been asked many times before. Currently i am running a 2x AX56U setup running in ai mesh. These 2 units are placed rather far apart (over 40 feet) due to factors i cannot control, and i am...